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Dec 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
in hopes of reducing violent crime. ktvu's mike mibach joins us now. >> reporter: 5 days away from the new year and a new plan of attack underway. that plan announced here outside city hall. includes splitting the city up into five districts and dropping a quarter million dollars on a consultant. >> reporter: downtown oakland midafternoon, a robbery investigation underway, same time two blocks away at city hall. >> crime is too high. >> i take ownership as the chief that this is happening. >> press conference to announce a strategy to reduce violent crime. neighborhood policing. splitting the city into five districts. each district to be run by a captain. >> we strengthen our relationship with the community. build trust. and we hold the captains and his officers responsible for knowing about crime, addressing crime. >> reporter: part two, a $250,000 contract with consultants. he says the group hired commissioner and los angeles police chief bill bratton to come up with a road map in oakland. >> he will do whatever he needs to do to get a feel of oakland. i will be meeting with him. >> repo
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
is expected to sign a bill into law by the end of the week. ktvu's mike mibach is live in the newsroom with the effect it's having on one young woman. >> reporter: that's right. it's like a political chess match with thousands of children in the middle. since 1992, more than 60,000 russian children have been adopted by u.s. families and here in the bay area the story hits home for one of those 60,000. a determined set of eyes. >> i just love clothes. >> reporter: a patient hand. >> i said it would be really cool if i could design them. >> reporter: 18-year-old julia rally has a dream and her life sketch he's a designer. >> they have a wonderful two- year program for fashion. >> reporter: in 2001, julia was an orphan in russia. >> she was so small, i could carry her through the airport myself on my hip. >> people in the orphanage who get kicked out at 15 and 16ened you're basically -- and you're basically on the streets and you're trying to make as much money as you can but it's very little and most of the children end up being poor. >> reporter: 74,000 children are without parenta
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